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8 How-To Video Tutorials for Bridge Designers & Engineers

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One of the most popular blogs on Acronym has to be this one: 8 How-To Video Tutorials for Transportation Infrastructure Designers & Engineers. In the blog, we cut through product pushes and lined up eight tutorials and webinars that help engineers and designers better master their craft. So we thought it was time to get a little more granular and ... Read More »

Top 5 Overlooked Tips for AutoCAD

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By Eric M. Hoover When it comes to computer aided design, there are hundreds of tips and tricks to creating a better, more efficient drawing. Some of them are well known, while others are more obscure. But whether you know about them or not, they can go a long way to helping you with your AutoCAD creations. Here’s a list ... Read More »

How to Make the Case for Upgrading your Agency’s Autodesk Software

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Unless your head’s been buried in sand for the past decade then you’ll know that CAD software giant Autodesk releases software upgrades on an annual basis, the most recent being the 2015 releases this Spring. If you’re fortunate enough to be an Autodesk Subscription customer then you can enjoy the features of each upgrade automatically. As any Autodesk sales rep ... Read More »

Struggling to Find your Inventor Files? Learn how Inventor Organization Works

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Ever ask yourself: Why is Autodesk Inventor creating all these folders and files on my system that I did not ask for? Is this really necessary? Or are they crucial to the operation of the application? Can I control them? If you think Inventor may have an organization method of its own, watch this on-demand webinar from Synergis Engineering Design ... Read More »

How to Use the New Lasso Selection Method in AutoCAD

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By Isaac Harper, CADSoft Consulting Being an Arizona native, I really like this new LASSO selection method for a quick round up of those stray little doggies, (or entities in this case). In order to create a LASSO selection you simply start like you are going to make object selection with an automatic Crossing or Window, but instead of picking ... Read More »

How Save your Drawings to the Cloud

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If you regularly use Dropbox or Google Drive, then you’ll appreciate the benefits of storing and sharing your files from the cloud. But my CAD files are too big you say? True, free instances of commercially available cloud storage software will limit the amount of storage space you can use. But now there’s an alternative – and its custom designed ... Read More »

CAD News & Tips for Govies 6/11

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What are the most common complaints of a CAD draftsman? What prompts a DOT to switch to Autodesk? These and other stories are featured in this week’s CAD News & Tips for Govies -  a weekly feature on Acronym that scans thousands of industry articles to present you with a regular source of CAD and GIS news, tips, events, and ideas that ... Read More »

CAD News & Tips for Govies 5/29

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Want to be known as an infrastructure rock star? Looking for some useful apps for govies that can help increase your team’s productivity? These and other stories are featured in this week’s CAD News & Tips for Govies -  a weekly feature on Acronym that scans thousands of industry articles to present you with a regular source of CAD and GIS news, ... Read More »

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